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Civic Area Plan to be Adopted at Nov. 5 Town Council Meeting

  • 3 November 2019
Civic Area Plan to be Adopted at Nov. 5 Town Council Meeting
The Vail Town Council will review a resolution adopting the Civic Area Plan during its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Resolution No. 41 is listed as 6.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment. The item had been previously scheduled for review at the Oct. 15 Town Council meeting but was continued following a review by the Planning and Environmental Commission that called for minor modifications to the plan which have since been incorporated into the master plan document. On Oct. 28, the PEC voted unanimously to forward a recommendation of approval to the Town Council. 

Vail Public Library Closed Thursday, Oct. 24

  • 20 October 2019
Vail Public Library will be closed all day on Thursday, Oct. 24 due to a staff development day. The building will be open and public restrooms will be available. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause library patrons.

Proposed 2020 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review

  • 30 September 2019
Proposed 2020 Vail Municipal Budget Available for Public Review
Public comment opportunities will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 1 and on Tuesday, Oct. 15 as the Vail Town Council reviews the proposed 2020 municipal budget. The $85.4 million expenditure plan is available by clicking here. First reading of the budget ordinance is listed as action item 5.2 on the Oct. 1 meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.

Late Opening for Vail Public Library Thursday

  • 24 September 2019
Late Opening for Vail Public Library Thursday
Vail Public Library will open late on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 2 p.m., due to a Town of Vail All-Employee Event earlier that day. The building will be open, including the Community Room as well as the public restrooms, during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience to our customers.

Labor Day Weekend Preview

  • 29 August 2019
Labor Day Weekend Preview
Some of Vail’s most popular events are taking place over Labor Day weekend and into the fall as we count down to the autumn colors arriving soon followed by Vail Mountain’s opening day on Nov. 15.

Vail Social Community Potluck Event on Sept. 24 Aims to Rekindle Community Connections

  • 19 August 2019
Vail Social Community Potluck Event on Sept. 24 Aims to Rekindle Community Connections
Inspired by a vintage photo showing a festive picnic during Vail’s early days, a reboot event is being organized to rekindle that same spirit. Today, nearly 50 years since the earlier gathering, community members are invited to make plans to enjoy a new tradition in the middle of town. The Vail Social community potluck dinner will be taking place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 at Solaris Plaza in Vail Village. The event is free and will be held rain or shine. Details, including how to sign up to attend, are available at VailSocial.com.

Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion

  • 11 August 2019
Last Community Picnic is Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion
The Town of Vail will host its remaining neighborhood picnic of the summer on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. The picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town.

Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 23 and Aug. 13

  • 22 July 2019
Town of Vail to Sponsor Annual Neighborhood Picnics July 23 and Aug. 13
Mark your calendars for the Town of Vail’s annual Celebrating Community neighborhood picnic series Tuesday, July 23 at Bighorn Park in East Vail and Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Donovan Pavilion in West Vail. Each picnic will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with free food and drink provided by the town on a first-come, first-served basis. The picnics provide community members with an opportunity to offer comments and suggestions about various topics and to meet members of the Vail Town Council and town staff.

Civic Area Plan Concepts to be Narrowed, Refined at July 16 Meeting

  • 16 July 2019
Civic Area Plan Concepts to be Narrowed, Refined at July 16 Meeting
A series of key questions are being posed to the Town Council and members of the community that will be used to help frame the next steps in the Vail Civic Area master planning process. The discussions will take place in two sessions during the Tuesday, July 16 Town Council meeting. The first discussion, outlining potential financial considerations, is listed as 2.3 on the afternoon agenda which begins at 1 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers.  The second discussion, to refine and prioritize site-specific concepts, is listed as action item 4 on the evening meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m.

Fourth of July Preview

  • 28 June 2019
Fourth of July Preview

The Fourth of July is almost here, enjoy the sunshine and special events!

Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Concepts on June 18

  • 14 June 2019
Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Concepts on June 18
A series of master plan concepts for the five sites that make up the Vail Civic Area will be presented to the Town Council at its evening meeting on Tuesday, June 18. The item is listed as 4.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment. 

Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Progress on May 21

  • 20 May 2019
Town Council to Review Civic Area Plan Progress on May 21
A progress report on the Vail Civic Area Plan will be presented to the Town Council at its evening meeting on Tuesday, May 21. The item is listed as 6.1 on the meeting agenda which begins at 6 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with opportunities for public comment. 

Next Phase of Community Input for Civic Area Master Plan Process Ends April 28

  • 24 April 2019
Next Phase of Community Input for Civic Area Master Plan Process Ends April 28
Just a few days remain for community members to take part in this current phase of the Civic Area Master Plan process in which a series of short, interactive surveys are available to collect comments and feedback. Register or sign in to EngageVail.com to view and comment on design concepts illustrating possible improvements or additions to the five town-owned properties that make up the Vail Civic Plan study area: Dobson Ice Arena, Vail Public Library, Lionshead Parking and Transportation Center, charter bus lot and the Vail Municipal Building complex.

Community Input Sought during Next Phase of Civic Area Master Plan Process

  • 23 April 2019
Community Input Sought during Next Phase of Civic Area Master Plan Process
An open house on April 17 and a series of short, interactive surveys at EngageVail.com will be available to collect comments and feedback from the community during the next phase of the Town of Vail Civic Area planning process, which extends from April 12 through April 28.

Civic Area Master Plan Design Concepts Presented to Town Council April 2

  • 1 April 2019
Civic Area Master Plan Design Concepts Presented to Town Council April 2
An update on design concepts illustrating various citizen-driven themes for improvements to Vail’s civic spaces will be presented to the Vail Town Council at its Tuesday, April 2 meeting. The item is listed as 1.3 on the meeting agenda which begins at 2:05 p.m. in the Vail Town Council Chambers.  
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